Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills: The third-year quarterback completed 18 of 25 passes for 224 yards, three touchdowns and an interception during the Bills’ 56-26 victory over visiting Miami. He also rushed for three yards on two carries, and was sacked once for a loss of 11 yards. Allen played 35 snaps (55%) Sunday.

Allen finished the season with 4,544 yards passing to eclipse the franchise’s single-season record of 4,359 set by Drew Bledsoe in 2002.

The 6-foot-5, 237-pounder has completed 396 of 572 passes (69.23%) for 4,544 yards, 37 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Allen also has gained 421 yards and scored eight touchdowns on 102 carries. He also has one reception for 12 yards and a touchdown.

Buffalo (13-3) open the playoffs by hosting Indianapolis (11-5) at 11:05 a.m. Saturday.

Marcus Epps, Philadelphia Eagles: The second-year safety started and finished with four tackles (two solo) on defense and one tackle on special teams during Philadelphia’s 20-14 loss to visiting Washington. He also intercepted a pass.

Epps played all 63 defensive snaps, plus 13 on special teams (52%).

The 6-foot, 191-pounder had 41 tackles (31 solo), two interception and three pass breakups through 13 games for the Eagles (4-11-1) this season.

Austin Fort, Denver Broncos: A knee injury landed the 25-year-old tight end on season-ending injured reserve for the second consecutive season.

Rico Gafford, Las Vegas Raiders: The wide receiver is on the Raiders’ practice squad.

Gafford didn’t have a reception in the three games he played in for Las Vegas (8-8) this season.

Tashaun Gipson, Chicago Bears: The free safety started and posted three tackles (one solo) for the Bears during a 35-16 loss to visiting Green Bay. Gipson played 45 snaps on defense (98%).

The 6-foot-1, 209-pounder has 65 tackles (47 solo), seven passes defensed and two interceptions through 16 games this season.

Chicago (8-8) opens the playoffs at New Orleans (12-4) at 2:40 p.m. Sunday.

Carl Granderson, New Orleans Saints: The second-year defensive lineman had two sacks for losses of 15 yards. He played 26 snaps on defense (42%) and one on special teams (4%).

Granderson has 13 tackles (10 solo), five sacks, a pass defensed and two forced fumbles during 15 games this season.

The Saints (12-4) host Chicago (8-8) in the first round of the playoffs at 2:40 p.m. Sunday.

Tyler Hall, Atlanta Falcons: The rookie cornerback was not active for the Falcons during a 44-27 loss at Tampa Bay.

Hall played in nine games this season, recording two tackles on defense and four on special teams.

The Falcons went 4-12 this season.

Brian Hill, Atlanta Falcons: The running back led Atlanta in rushing during a 44-27 loss at Tampa Bay, gaining 94 yards on nine carries. He had a long run of 62 yards and lost a fumble. Hill also caught three passes for 42 yards. He had one assisted tackle on special teams, and was flagged for a 15-yard face mask while making a tackle on a punt during the second quarter.

Hill played 31 snaps on offense (43%) and eight on special teams (29%).

The 6-foot-1, 219-pounder gained 465 yards on 100 carries this season, with one touchdown in 16 games. Hill also caught 25 passes for 199 yards. He had six tackles on special teams (five solo).

Atlanta finished the year 4-12.

Jacob Hollister, Seattle Seahawks: The tight end started and caught one pass for six yards during Seattle’s 26-23 victory at San Francisco. Hollister was targeted with three passes. He played 41 offensive snaps (63%) and 21 on special teams (66%).

Hollister has 25 catches for 209 yards and three touchdowns in 16 games this season. He also has three assisted tackles on special teams.

The 6-foot-4, 245-pounder and the Seahawks (12-4) host the Los Angeles Rams (10-6) in the playoffs at 2:40 p.m. Saturday.

Cassh Maluia, New England Patriots: The rookie linebacker played during the Patriots’ 28-14 victory over the visiting New York Jets, but did not record any statistics. Maluia played two snaps on defense (3%) and four on special teams (16%).

He did not record any statistics in nine games with the Patriots (7-9) this season.

Mark Nzeocha, San Francisco 49ers: The linebacker came off the bench during the 49ers’ 26-23 loss to visiting Seattle. He played 22 snaps on special teams (69%).

Nzeocha played in five games for San Francisco this season, and has posted one tackle. San Francisco went 6-10.

Mike Purcell, Denver Broncos: The nose tackle had surgery to repair a Lisfranc fracture in his right foot. The 6-foot-3, 328-pounder posted 13 tackles (nine solo) and a sack during six games this season. The Broncos finished the season 5-11.

Chase Roullier, Washington Football Team: The 6-4, 312-pound center started during Washington’s 20-14 win over Philadelphia. Roullier – who signed a four-year contract extension Saturday – played all 63 offensive snaps Sunday.

Washington (7-9) hosts Tampa Bay (11-5) to open the playoffs at 6:15 p.m. Saturday.

Logan Wilson, Cincinnati Bengals: The rookie linebacker missed the final three games of the season with an ankle injury.

Wilson had 33 tackles (23 solo), three pass breakups, two interceptions and a sack in 12 games for Cincinnati (4-11-1) this season.

Andrew Wingard, Jacksonville Jaguars: The second-year safety had five tackles on defense (four solo and three for loss), one tackle on special teams and an interception for the Jaguars during a 28-14 loss at Indianapolis. He returned the pick 19 yards. Wingard was flagged for defensive pass interference in the second quarter.

He played 48 snaps on defense (72%) and 26 on special teams (93%).

The 6-foot, 209-pounder had 48 tackles (33 solo), five passes defensed, two interceptions and a fumble recovery in 13 games this season.

Jacksonville was 1-15 this season.

Eddie Yarbrough, Minnesota Vikings: The defensive lineman had an assisted tackle for the Vikings during a 37-35 win at Detroit. He played 20 snaps on defense (34%) and eight on special teams (27%).

Yarbrough had eight tackles (five solo) and a quarterback hit in the four games he played for Minnesota (7-9) this season.

n Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills: The third-year quarterback completed 18 of 25 passes for 224 yards, three touchdowns and an interception during the Bills’ 56-26 victory over visiting Miami. He also rushed for three yards on two carries, and was sacked once for a loss of 11 yards. Allen played 35 snaps (55%) Sunday.

Allen finished the season with 4,544 yards passing to eclipse the franchise’s single-season record of 4,359 set by Drew Bledsoe in 2002.

The 6-foot-5, 237-pounder has completed 396 of 572 passes (69.23%) for 4,544 yards, 37 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Allen also has gained 421 yards and scored eight touchdowns on 102 carries. He also has one reception for 12 yards and a touchdown.

Buffalo (13-3) open the playoffs by hosting Indianapolis (11-5) at 11:05 a.m. Saturday.

n Marcus Epps, Philadelphia Eagles: The second-year safety started and finished with four tackles (two solo) on defense and one tackle on special teams during Philadelphia’s 20-14 loss to visiting Washington. He also intercepted a pass.

Epps played all 63 defensive snaps, plus 13 on special teams (52%).

The 6-foot, 191-pounder had 41 tackles (31 solo), two interception and three pass breakups through 13 games for the Eagles (4-11-1) this season.

n Austin Fort, Denver Broncos: A knee injury landed the 25-year-old tight end on season-ending injured reserve for the second consecutive season.

n Rico Gafford, Las Vegas Raiders: The wide receiver is on the Raiders’ practice squad.

Gafford didn’t have a reception in the three games he played in for Las Vegas (8-8) this season.

n Tashaun Gipson, Chicago Bears: The free safety started and posted three tackles (one solo) for the Bears during a 35-16 loss to visiting Green Bay. Gipson played 45 snaps on defense (98%).

The 6-foot-1, 209-pounder has 65 tackles (47 solo), seven passes defensed and two interceptions through 16 games this season.

Chicago (8-8) opens the playoffs at New Orleans (12-4) at 2:40 p.m. Sunday.

n Carl Granderson, New Orleans Saints: The second-year defensive lineman had two sacks for losses of 15 yards. He played 26 snaps on defense (42%) and one on special teams (4%).

Granderson has 13 tackles (10 solo), five sacks, a pass defensed and two forced fumbles during 15 games this season.

The Saints (12-4) host Chicago (8-8) in the first round of the playoffs at 2:40 p.m. Sunday.

n Tyler Hall, Atlanta Falcons: The rookie cornerback was not active for the Falcons during a 44-27 loss at Tampa Bay.

Hall played in nine games this season, recording two tackles on defense and four on special teams.

The Falcons went 4-12 this season.

n Brian Hill, Atlanta Falcons: The running back led Atlanta in rushing during a 44-27 loss at Tampa Bay, gaining 94 yards on nine carries. He had a long run of 62 yards and lost a fumble. Hill also caught three passes for 42 yards. He had one assisted tackle on special teams, and was flagged for a 15-yard face mask while making a tackle on a punt during the second quarter.

Hill played 31 snaps on offense (43%) and eight on special teams (29%).

The 6-foot-1, 219-pounder gained 465 yards on 100 carries this season, with one touchdown in 16 games. Hill also caught 25 passes for 199 yards. He had six tackles on special teams (five solo).

Atlanta finished the year 4-12.

n Jacob Hollister, Seattle Seahawks: The tight end started and caught one pass for six yards during Seattle’s 26-23 victory at San Francisco. Hollister was targeted with three passes. He played 41 offensive snaps (63%) and 21 on special teams (66%).

Hollister has 25 catches for 209 yards and three touchdowns in 16 games this season. He also has three assisted tackles on special teams.

The 6-foot-4, 245-pounder and the Seahawks (12-4) host the Los Angeles Rams (10-6) in the playoffs at 2:40 p.m. Saturday.

n Cassh Maluia, New England Patriots: The rookie linebacker played during the Patriots’ 28-14 victory over the visiting New York Jets, but did not record any statistics. Maluia played two snaps on defense (3%) and four on special teams (16%).

He did not record any statistics in nine games with the Patriots (7-9) this season.

n Mark Nzeocha, San Francisco 49ers: The linebacker came off the bench during the 49ers’ 26-23 loss to visiting Seattle. He played 22 snaps on special teams (69%).

Nzeocha played in five games for San Francisco this season, and has posted one tackle. San Francisco went 6-10.

n Mike Purcell, Denver Broncos: The nose tackle had surgery to repair a Lisfranc fracture in his right foot. The 6-foot-3, 328-pounder posted 13 tackles (nine solo) and a sack during six games this season. The Broncos finished the season 5-11.

n Chase Roullier, Washington Football Team: The 6-4, 312-pound center started during Washington’s 20-14 win over Philadelphia. Roullier – who signed a four-year contract extension Saturday – played all 63 offensive snaps Sunday.

Washington (7-9) hosts Tampa Bay (11-5) to open the playoffs at 6:15 p.m. Saturday.

n Logan Wilson, Cincinnati Bengals: The rookie linebacker missed the final three games of the season with an ankle injury.

Wilson had 33 tackles (23 solo), three pass breakups, two interceptions and a sack in 12 games for Cincinnati (4-11-1) this season.

n Andrew Wingard, Jacksonville Jaguars: The second-year safety had five tackles on defense (four solo and three for loss), one tackle on special teams and an interception for the Jaguars during a 28-14 loss at Indianapolis. He returned the pick 19 yards. Wingard was flagged for defensive pass interference in the second quarter.

He played 48 snaps on defense (72%) and 26 on special teams (93%).

The 6-foot, 209-pounder had 48 tackles (33 solo), five passes defensed, two interceptions and a fumble recovery in 13 games this season.

Jacksonville was 1-15 this season.

n Eddie Yarbrough, Minnesota Vikings: The defensive lineman had an assisted tackle for the Vikings during a 37-35 win at Detroit. He played 20 snaps on defense (34%) and eight on special teams (27%).

Yarbrough had eight tackles (five solo) and a quarterback hit in the four games he played for Minnesota (7-9) this season.ANSACTIONS

TUESDAY’S DEALS

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES ‑ Named Tony Mansolino third base coach, Darren Holmes assistant pitching coach and Chris Holt pitching coach/director of pitching.

DETROIT TIGERS ‑ Agreed to terms with OF Robbie Grossman on a two-year contract. Designated LF Troy Stokes Jr. for assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS ‑ Named chief operating officer Neil Leibman to also assume the role of president of business operations. Acquired OF Carl Chester from Tampa Bay to complete a Dec. 8 trade. Signed RHP Drew Anderson to a minor league contract.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS ‑ Agreed to terms with RHP Blake Treinen on a two-year contract.

NEW YORK METS ‑ Announced Brian Schneider moves from quality control to major league field coordinating/catching coach.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS ‑ Named vice president of public relations Amy Phuong chief operating officer for Saving Our Atlanta Region’s Residents.    

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS ‑ Signed TE Ian Bunting, DL Michael Dogbe, WRs Krishawn Hogan, A.J. Richardson, JoJo Ward and Isaac Whitney, K Brett Maher, OL Koda Martin, S Chris Miller, RB Khalfani Muhammad, LBs Terrance Smith, Reggie Walker and Evan Weaver and CBs Jace Whittaker and Picasso Nelson to reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season. Activated DB Chris Banjo from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

BALTIMORE RAVENS ‑ Activated TE Sean Culkin from the practice squad injured reserve. Released LB James Crawford.

CAROLINA PANTHERS ‑ Signed K Joey Slye to a one-year extension.

CLEVELAND BROWNS ‑ Placed G Joel Bitonio and WR KhaDarel Hodge on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed C Nick Harris and DE Olivier Vernon on injured reserve.

DENVER BRONCOS ‑ Signed C Patrick Morris to a reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season.

DETROIT LIONS ‑ Signed WRs Tom Kennedy, Victor Bolden, G Evan Brown, S Jalen Elliott and LB Anthony Pittman to reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS ‑ Signed S Nick Nelson and TE Jordan Thomas to reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS ‑ Waived P Dustin Colquitt. Activated OL Ben Bartch from the reserve/COVID-19 list.

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS ‑ Signed TE Nick Bowers, K Dominik Eberle, DB Rashaan Gaulden, DE Gerri Green, OLs Jaryd Jones-Smith and Erik Magnuson, LBs James Onwaualu and Javin White, DT Niles Scott, OT Kamaal Seymour and CB Kemah Siverand to reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season.

LOS ANGELES RAMS ‑ Waived K Kai Forbath from injured reserve.

MIAMI DOLPHINS ‑ Signed DEs Nick Coe and Tyshun Render, S Brian Cole, CBs Javaris Davis and Tino Ellis, C Tyler Gauthier, T Jonathan Hubbard, LB Kylan Johnson, TE Chris Myarick, G Durval Queiroz Neto, QB Reid Sinnett and LS Rex Sunahara to reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS ‑ Signed TE Brandon Dillon to a reserve/future contract for the 2021 season.

NEW YORK GIANTS ‑ Signed WR Derrick Dillon and RB Jordan Chunn to reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season. Signed defensive coach Patrick Graham to a contract extension as assistant head coach/defensive coordinator.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS ‑ Activated OT Brandon Shell from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Released G Wyatt Miller from the practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS ‑ Signed RB C.J. Prosise to the practice squad. Released CB Mazzi Wilkins from practice squad.    

Canadian Football League

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS ‑ Re-signed LBs Tyrice Beverette and Chris Frey Jr.

SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS ‑ Signed QB Cody Fajardo to a two-year contract extension.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS ‑ Agreed to terms with LT Stanley Bryant on a one-year extension. Agreed to terms with WR Nic Demski on two-year extension.    

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS ‑ Waived C Zack Smith.

COLORADO AVALANCHE ‑ Announced LW Colin Wilson retired.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS ‑ Waived RW Denis Malgin.    

National Women’s Hockey League

TORONTO SIX ‑ Signed D Megan Quinn.    

East Coast Hockey League

FLORIDA EVERBLADES ‑ Signed D Reece Willcox then placed him on injured reserve.

FORT WAYNE KOMETS ‑ Released D Bobby Shea and F Luke Boka. Signed Fs Anthony Nellis, Austin McIlmurray and Justin Vaive.

GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS ‑ Activated Ryan Zuhlsdorf from injured reserve.

ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS ‑ Claimed D Mark Auk from Rapid City.

UTAH GRIZZLIES ‑ Signed F A.J. White. Placed F Matt Hoover on injured reserve. Placed G Brad Barone on the commisioners exempt list.

WICHITA THUNDER ‑ Activated D Garrett Schmitz and F Gordie Green from injured reserve. Placed F Brayden Watts and D Sean Allen on injured reserve.    

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

AUSTIN ‑ Acquired MF Diego Fagundez.

LOS ANGELES GALAXY ‑ Named Greg Vanney head coach.

MINNESOTA UNITED ‑ Signed MF Wil Trapp.

NEW YORK RED BULLS ‑ Announced D Aaron Long has been called to a training camp by U.S. Men’s National Soccer team’s head coach Gregg Berhalter.

ORANGE COUNTY ‑ Signed F Ronaldo Damus.    

National Women’s Soccer League

SKY BLUE ‑ Signed MF Sodam Lee for the 2021 season.

COLLEGE

TUSCULUM UNIVERSITY ‑ Named Doug Page director of creative media and athletic marketing.    

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA CROOKSTON ‑ Announced G Harrison Cleary signed a temporary contract with CB Almansa of LEB Gold the second tier of Spanish basketball.

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